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8075
Saturday 04/29/2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Categories
*Crochet Special techniques


Teacher
Myra Wood

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Modern Irish Crochet 1: Making Motifs with Myra Wood
The popularity of Irish Crochet has exploded around the globe in recent years! Magazines like Duplet from Russia feature the long-treasured technique with a modern twist; multi-color versions that rival any paintbox. Rather then use tiny hooks and cobweb threads to create these motifs, we will use size 10 thread and a B or C crochet hook. We will learn how to interpret Russian charts and symbols, as we try out select motifs (to join later*). Tons of motifs will be shown on their own and combined into finished projects.

*Note: We are focusing on the motifs in this class; to connect them, Modern Irish Crochet II: Putting it all Together will teach you what you need to know.

Note: Must be comfortable reading crochet charts.


Supplies
_100 yards each of 2 - 3 colors of size 10 cotton crochet thread
_size B and C hooks
_Crochet Basics: Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Stitch markers, Tapestry needles (large and small), Tape measure, Small calculator, Crochet hooks of various sizes.

Homework
None.

Materials Fee: $5 for supplies